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Musicians with significant limitations/disabilities

I'm interested in learning about musicians who've had major careers while managing significant physical or mental limitations. A few I know of: Mental illness Tom Harrell (jazz trumpet): ...
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What are some good non-Christian songs that make you think of the love of Christ, and the Church?

I'm putting together a 2 hour presentation for teenagers, and college students (probably about 100+/- presentations on a book tour) at churches that's about allowing others to bear witness to the ...
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Research Paper on Music Style of A R Rahman

I am looking for a scholarly article/ research paper on the analysis of music style and the influence of Indian composer A R Rahman. I searched google scholar (I have searched the first 7 pages using ...
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What online resources are available for identifying songs from audio or score?

Spread across various questions and answers on Music Fans SE are mentions of tools to help identify songs given audio or an excerpt from a score. This question/answer(s) attempt to compile them in one ...
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What were Johnny Cash's Last Words?

Johnny Cash is widely considered to be the greatest country music singer of all time. His death in 2003 shocked thousands. I have done lots of research on the final days of Cash online, and I cannot ...
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Johnny Cash's Father

In the 2008 film directed by James Mangold Walk the Line it depicts Johnny Cash's father Ray as a jerk, and it also makes him look abusive to Johnny Cash and his family. I have found nothing in my ...
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Is there an online encyclopedia for music?

There are some good “internet encyclopedias” for various topics, for example mathematics has ncatlab, philosophy has the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy and literature has the Literary ...
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What is the music at the end of "The Curly Shuffle?" [closed]

At about 02:35, a brief music clip comes in and I can't place it. Does anyone know what song this is?
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How can I find musicologists' analysis of individual Modernist pieces online?

How can I find musicologists' analyses that focuses on a single piece? I know they're probably pay-walled. Google Scholar yields nothing for Xenakis's Metastasis (1957). To wit, I'm seeking articles ...
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What music band was said to be Bill Clinton's favorite?

I vaguely recall that it was either Fleetwood Mac or The Carpenters, but not 100% sure which one (if any). Thanks
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Does Bruce Springsteen ever called Steve Van Zandt his "consiglieri"?

This review of the TV show The Sopranos says that: Bruce Springsteen has even referred to Van Zandt as his consiglieri. Steve Van Zandt is Bruce Springsteen guitarist and he also plays the ...
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How do you find music that matches your steps when running at a normal speed?

Examples: "Stronger" (Kelly Clarkson) matches my steps at a running speed of 8km/h "Traveling Light" (Joel Hanson) matches my steps at a running speed of 6km/h "Five Hundred Miles" (Justin ...
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History of musical instruments in classical music

I recently read a bit about how the harpsichord was replaced by the piano, but the text did not go in depth into the reasons behind the change. I am looking for resources to learn what instruments ...